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L 257/14 EN Official Journal of the European Union 9.10.

2003

DECISION OF THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE

No 70/2003

of 20 June 2003

amending Annex I (Veterinary and phytosanitary matters) to the EEA Agreement

THE EEA JOINT COMMITTEE,

Having regard to the Agreement on the European Economic Area, as amended by the Protocol adjusting
the Agreement on the European Economic Area, hereinafter referred to as ‘the Agreement’, and in
particular Article 98 thereof,

Whereas:

(1) Annex I to the Agreement was amended by Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 40/2003 of
16 May 2003 (1).

(2) Commission Decision 2002/984/EC of 16 December 2002 on the continuation of Community


comparative trials and tests on seeds and propagating material of gramineae, Triticum aestivum, Vitis
vinifera, Brassica napus and Allium ascalonicum under Council Directives 66/401/EEC, 66/402/EEC,
68/193/EEC, 92/33/EEC, 2002/54/EC, 2002/55/EC, 2002/56/EC and 2002/57/EC (2) is to be
incorporated into the Agreement,

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

The following point shall be inserted after point 21 (Commission Decision 2002/756/EC) in Part 2 of
Chapter III of Annex I to the Agreement:

‘22. 32002 D 0984: Commission Decision 2002/984/EC of 16 December 2002 on the continuation
of Community comparative trials and tests on seeds and propagating material of gramineae,
Triticum aestivum, Vitis vinifera, Brassica napus and Allium ascalonicum under Council Directives 66/
401/EEC, 66/402/EEC, 68/193/EEC, 92/33/EEC, 2002/54/EC, 2002/55/EC, 2002/56/EC and
2002/57/EC (OJ L 341, 17.12.2002, p. 70).

The provisions of the Decision shall, for the purposes of the present Agreement, be read with the
following adaptation:

References to other acts in the Decision shall be considered relevant to the extent and in the form
that those acts are incorporated into the Agreement.’

Article 2

The texts of Decision 2002/984/EC in the Icelandic and Norwegian languages, to be published in the EEA
Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union, shall be authentic.

( 1) OJ L 193, 31.7.2003, p. 3.
( 2) OJ L 341, 17.12.2002, p. 70.
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Article 3

This Decision shall enter into force on 21 June 2003, provided that all the notifications under
Article 103(1) of the Agreement have been made to the EEA Joint Committee (*).

Article 4

This Decision shall be published in the EEA Section of, and in the EEA Supplement to, the Official Journal
of the European Union.

Done at Brussels, 20 June 2003.

For the EEA Joint Committee


The President
P. WESTERLUND

(*) No constitutional requirements indicated.